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#BTEditorial – Our house is on fire. 

The television three-way split-screen could not tell a more stark tale of both denial and determination in the face of the greatest challenge facing the future of Planet Earth. On one side of the screen, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and US President Donald Trump, two avowed disbelievers of climate change, cavorted and chortled in the Oval Office of the ...

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‘Rasta ganja’

A Government Minister today threw his support behind the legalization of marijuana which will allow the Rastafarian community to use for religious purposes. Furthermore, he believes there is no harm in using a “little” of the drug. The “firm” support came from Minister of the Environment and National Beautification Trevor Prescod who suggested that Barbadians are now beginning to accept ...

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‘Rasta ganja’

A Government Minister today threw his support behind the legalization of marijuana which will allow the Rastafarian community to use for religious purposes. Furthermore, he believes there is no harm in using a “little” of the drug. The “firm” support came from Minister of the Environment and National Beautification Trevor Prescod who suggested that Barbadians are now beginning to accept ...

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‘Rasta ganja’

A Government Minister today threw his support behind the legalization of marijuana which will allow the Rastafarian community to use for religious purposes. Furthermore, he believes there is no harm in using a “little” of the drug. The “firm” support came from Minister of the Environment and National Beautification Trevor Prescod who suggested that Barbadians are now beginning to accept ...

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Soldiers urged to be compassionate

“Put yourselves in their position.” That advice was issued by Prime Minister Mia Mottley to 36 members of the Regional Security System (RSS) who left the island this afternoon to lend assistance to The Bahamas. During a brief visit to the RSS’s Air Wing at Paragon, Christ Church, the Prime Minister urged those taking the trip to be especially compassionate ...

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Soldiers urged to be compassionate

“Put yourselves in their position.” That advice was issued by Prime Minister Mia Mottley to 36 members of the Regional Security System (RSS) who left the island this afternoon to lend assistance to The Bahamas. During a brief visit to the RSS’s Air Wing at Paragon, Christ Church, the Prime Minister urged those taking the trip to be especially compassionate ...

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Soldiers urged to be compassionate

“Put yourselves in their position.” That advice was issued by Prime Minister Mia Mottley to 36 members of the Regional Security System (RSS) who left the island this afternoon to lend assistance to The Bahamas. During a brief visit to the RSS’s Air Wing at Paragon, Christ Church, the Prime Minister urged those taking the trip to be especially compassionate ...

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Vendors support healthier snacks for children

The Barbados Association of Retailers Vendors and Entrepreneurs (BARVEN) wants to see the end to the sale of “unhealthy” snacks and beverages to this country’s school children. In fact, BARVEN spokesman Valentino Barrow has suggested that better can be done. “We could find other alternatives. I remember when I was going to school we had fruits. I know there are ...

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Illegal fishing being addressed

Prime Minister Mia Mottley has disclosed that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has started to have dialogue with representatives of other countries whose citizens are guilty of fishing illegally in Barbados’ waters. Without providing details or naming any country, Mottley suggested that Bridgetown was working towards a “cooperative agreement” with those guilty of the practice. She made ...

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Sharon parents want answers

Parents of Sharon Primary School students have been in the dark for far too long about what they claim is an unexplained shutdown at the institution in the second week of the new school year as a result of environmental issues. And they are accusing officials in two Government ministries of making light of their children’s health and education. Over ...

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